Dražen Sermek

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Dražen Sermek
Full name Dražen Sermek
Country  Slovenia
Born (1969-01-30)January 30, 1969
Osijek, Croatia
Title Grandmaster (chess) (1994)
FIDE rating 2471 (March 2017)

Dražen Sermek (born 30 January 1969) is a Croatian chess player who has competed for Slovenia.

Sermek won the Slovenian Chess Championship in 1993 and 1998 and was a member of Slovenia Olympic team in 1994, 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2006.[1]

He tied for 1st–4th with Andrei Sokolov, Michele Godena and Xie Jun at Cannes 1997.[2] In 2001 he came first in the Pula Open.[3] In 2002, won the New White Plus GM tournament in Dhaka[4] and tied for 1st–5th with Mladen Palac, Zdenko Kozul, Vladimir Burmakin and Ognjen Cvitan in the Casino HIT NG Open in Nova Gorica.[5] In 2008, tied for 3rd–7th with Marat Dzhumaev, Darwin Laylo, Susanto Megaranto and Ashot Nadanian in the 5th Dato' Arthur Tan Malaysia Open Championship in Kuala Lumpur[6] and came first in the MCF GM Tournament, which was also held in Kuala Lumpur.[7]

On the May 2010 FIDE list his Elo rating was 2526.


  1. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "Men's Chess Olympiads: Dražen Sermek". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  2. ^ "Cannes op 18th 1997". 365Chess.com. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2001-05-28). "TWIC 342: Pula Open". London Chess Center. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Tournament report July 2002: New White Plus GM tnmt". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Tournament report April 2002: 7 Casino HIT NG Open - Slovenia". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  6. ^ Lam Choong Wai, Edwin (2008-09-02). "5th Dato' Arthur Tan Open – Li Chao wins again". ChessBase. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  7. ^ "MCF GM Tournament – Malaysia". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 

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